Thursday, February 12, 2009

News From The Gathering of Mustangs & Legends - Winter 2009

The Gathering of Mustangs and Legends


Gathering of Mustangs & Legends Newsletter
Winter 2009


 A Legend Remembered:  Jack Zianni 1924-2008

Jack ZianniOur condolences and sympathies are extended to the family of Jack Zianni, who passed away December 11, 2008.  Jack attended the Gathering of Mustangs & Legends air show in September of 2007 and was recently honored by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Commemorative Air Force for his service during WWII. 

After graduating from high school in 1942, Jack enlisted in the US Army-Air Force and served at the Wattisham Air Force Base in England as part of the 479th Fighter Group, where he was an Assistant Crew Chief on a P-51 Mustang.

Click here to read more about Jack Zianni.


Commemorative DVD on Sale Now - $29.99*

Complimentary Program Included With All DVD Orders

The "
Gathering of Mustangs & Legends Commemorative DVD" is in stock and available for purchase online. 

DVD CoverThe DVD was released at the end of November and has received rave reviews from customers. The 90-minute long commemorative DVD captures footage from the once-in-a-lifetime Gathering of Mustangs & Legends air show, which featured the largest number of P-51 Mustangs in one location since World War II and many of the "Legends" who flew or maintained the aircraft.

Highlights of the DVD include:

  • Mustang "Legend" interviews and combat stories
  • P-51 aerial and formation flights
  • P-51 owner and pilot interview
  • USAF Heritage Flights
  • Aerobatic and military show performances, including USAF Thunderbirds, F-15, F-16, F-22 and more
  • Behind-the-scenes footage

If you have not yet had the opportunity to view the trailer, please do so by clicking here.

To order the DVD now, click hereAll DVD orders are shipped with a complimentary copy of The Gathering of Mustangs & Legends show program! 

*Does not include shipping and handling. 


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Gray Eagles Video Project Nears Completion

Gray Eagles Cover
Available March 2009, "Gray Eagles" uses thrilling, high-definition
aerial photography to tell the tale of a humble WWII Mustang Ace, Jim Brooks. Inspired by a reunion with "February", a Mustang identical to the one he had flown in Europe, Brooks finally breaks his silence and recounts stories of his courageous past to the next generation.

Interviews with Brooks, his grandchildren and other airman who were touched by the Mustang's role in history are beautifully tied together with stunning HD video to create this powerful, emotional film.

The Gray Eagles DVD will be available for purchase beginning March 2009, only on the Gray Eagles' Web site:


Online Store - Winter Sale

Posters - $5. -  T-Shirts - $5. -  Polos  -  $20. 
History Poster

Visit the online store for our Winter Sale.  All posters and t-shirts are $5 each. Devon & Jones Polos with embroidered GML Logo - $20! 

Don't miss this great opportunity to own quality Gathering of Mustangs & Legends merchandise! 

royal poloGray Shirts



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Stay Tuned for a New Look! 


The next issue of our newsletter will come from The Gathering Foundation, Inc.  Not to worry, the site will remain, but we will begin transitioning the information from this site to as The Gathering Foundation builds towards it mission of assisting in the preservation of the remaining vintage fighter aircraft flying throughout the world today. 


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